Going to sea to study glaciers

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I recently joined the UT Marine Geology and Geophysics field course on the Gulf of Mexico to learn about methods to study the seafloor.  When deployed at the fronts of glaciers, these techniques can help us identify the stability of … Continued

Anticipating new data

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Since arriving at UTIG in January, I’ve been continuing to explore how seismology can inform us about glacier behavior.  Now, with the summer field season approaching, colleagues and I are preparing to return to Greenland and recover a year’s worth … Continued

100+ citations

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My co-authors’ and my 2008 paper on subglacial hydrology and basal motion, published in Nature Geoscience, has now received over 100 citations. In Bartholomaus et al. (2008), we showed how the Kennicott Glacier flows fastest when water storage within and … Continued

Presentation at AGU awarded

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My final AGU talk as a graduate student has been awarded an Outstanding Student Presentation Award.  Thanks to all of the judges and administrators for the time volunteered to run this program.In my talk, I described how seismic waves produced … Continued

Many thanks!

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I successfully passed my defense on Oct. 17th, and had a wonderful celebration with many friends and family.  I expect to receive my Ph.D. in several weeks, after completing revisions to my dissertation.  Many thanks to all those who supported … Continued

Dissertation defense on Oct. 17th!

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I’ll be defending my Ph.D. dissertation in just two weeks–on Thursday, October 17th, at 8:30 am, in the Elvey Auditorium of the Geophysical Institute at UAF.  My title is “Seismicity, seawater and seasonality: new insights into iceberg calving from Yahtse … Continued

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